NBC (National Broadcasting Company) was founded by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) on 19th June 1926. It is now the oldest major network in the United States having made the first radio broadcast on 15th November 1926. NBC is sometimes referred to as the Peacock Network because of their logo which was introduced on the 12th of May 1993.
The first successful message sent over ARPANET was the word "login" on October 29, 1969. Charley Kline, a student at UCLA, sent the message from the university's SDS Sigma 7 Host computer to the Stanford Research Institute's SDS 940 Host computer.This makes Charley Kline the first Internet user! [more...]